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THE TEN BEST XBOX ONE GAMES

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01 THE WITCHER III : WILD HUNT

Pub­lisher bandai namco

Hearts Of Stone and Blood And Wine have made an al­ready out­stand­ing RPG un­miss­able. One of the most au­then­tic, en­ter­tain­ing game worlds ever. Defin­ing Mo­ment Ger­alt in a bath tub. It changed our lives.

02 Grand Theft Auto V

Pub­lisher Rock­star games Bru­tal and beau­ti­ful in equal mea­sures,

GTA V is so rich in size, scope and spec­ta­cle it’s hard to be­lieve it was orig­i­nally built for Xbox 360. Defin­ing Mo­ment The last heist is a per­fect fi­nale to a game that brought so many mem­o­rable mo­ments.

03 Dark Souls III

Pub­lisher Bandai namco Get over the ini­tial dif­fi­culty hump and you’re re­warded with a com­bat sys­tem that gives you un­par­al­leled op­por­tu­ni­ties to ex­press your­self. Defin­ing Mo­ment Grate­fully stum­bling across a camp­fire and re­al­is­ing the worst was yet to come.

04 WOLFENSTEIN II : THE NEW COLOS­SUS

Pub­lisher Bethesda For­get re­al­ism and dive into a Nazi-con­troller Amer­ica in the 1960s, com­plete with ro­bots, the KKK and a whole bunch of ridicu­lous weapons. Defin­ing Mo­ment Tak­ing down an enor­mous, fire-spew­ing robo-Nazi.

05 CUPHEAD

Pub­lisher Stu­dio MDHR A graph­i­cally stun­ning love story to side-scrolling plat­form­ers of old, this boss-fo­cused shooter is a mas­ter­piece of de­sign and dif­fi­culty. You will die. Defin­ing Mo­ment Fi­nally beat­ing the god­dam boss you’ve been fight­ing for days and cry­ing tears of un­bri­dled joy.

06 AS­SAS­SIN’S CREED ORI­GINS

Pub­lisher Ubisoft Tak­ing the se­ries to the ear­li­est time pe­riod yet, this Egyp­tian ad­ven­ture ticks all the right boxes. Huge, sprawl­ing, and stun­ningly beau­ti­ful, it’s a must-play. Defin­ing Mo­ment Dis­cov­er­ing some weirdly fu­tur­is­tic ob­jects in­side a ruin…

07 FORT­NITE

Pub­lisher epic games The game of the mo­ment, played by, um, every­one and their grans. Fort­nite’s Bat­tle Royale is now on Sea­son 5, and every­one else is rush­ing to get a BR mode into their games. Now that’s the zeit­geist. Defin­ing Mo­ment Get­ting your first Vic­tory Royale, and do­ing a dance.

08 DISHONORED 2

Pub­lisher arkane Stu­dios This su­per­nat­u­ral stealth-’em-up is a su­perb ac­tion game and a land­mark work of videogame world-build­ing wrapped up in a sump­tu­ous art style. Defin­ing Mo­menT Ex­plor­ing Kar­naca’s shift­ing clock­work man­sion and find­ing your way be­tween the walls.

09 TITANFALL 2

Pub­lisher Res­pawn En­ter­tain­ment This se­quel to the ace (but mul­ti­playeronly) game com­pen­sates with ar­guably one of the best solo FPS cam­paigns ever. It’s a wall-run­ning, dou­ble-jump­ing, mech­punch­ing de­light. Defin­ing Mo­ment Play­ing with time in the mis­sion Ef­fect and Cause.

10 GEARS OF WAR 4

Pub­lisher Mi­crosoft Stu­dios A soft re­boot that re­spects what made Gears great, then in­tro­duces new threats and sur­prises for the best game since GOW 2. An es­sen­tial en­try for Gear-heads and new­com­ers alike. Defin­ing mo­ment Fight­ing Swarm in the storm dur­ing the peaks of Act 4.

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